February 25, 1891; Died November 19, 1965 Norman Breakey was the inventor of the paint roller. He never reaped the financial benefits of his invention.
Born January 7, 1827, Kirkcaldy, ScotlandDied July 22, 1915, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Sir Sandford Fleming was an engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standard time zones, Canada’s postage stamp, surveying and map making, engineering much of the Canadian … Continued
Riverside Cemetery is located on Smith Drive in the North East corner of Neepawa. There are well over 2500 graves covered each summer with flowers, under the perpetual care program. It is said that there are more flower covered graves … Continued
Born July 18, 1926 Died January 5, 1987 Margaret Laurence was a Governor General Award winning novelist for A Jest of God (1966) and The Diviners (1974). Her novel Stone Angel (1964) is also widely read in schools across Canada.She … Continued
Born July 12, 1884 Died October 29, 1957 Louis B. Mayer was one of the founders of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He grew up Saint John, New Brunswick after having immigrated from Minsk … Continued